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FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test Prep Course

This course provides an overview of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 (Commercial Drone Pilot) test. The two-day course offered at San Jacinto College's Edge Center will prepare students for the FAA Part 107 test, covering material such as the basic principles of flight, laws, safety, weather, aerodynamic principles, and airspace associated with unmanned flight. Students will be required to read material prior to class. Instructor will present overview of the material. 

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Visit the continuing education catalog to learn more or register. For more information, contact aerospace@sjcd.edu or Clint Harris, Clinton.Harris@sjcd.edu or 281-459-5470.

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To legally operate a drone for any business purpose, FAA regulations require remote pilot certification. The Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Prep course prepares students for the knowledge test required for FAA Certification.

Prerequisite: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 107.61. Per Part 107.61: Must be at least 16. Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand English.

Note: If the applicant is unable to meet one of these requirements due to medical reasons, the FAA may place such operating limitations on that applicant's certificate as are necessary for the safe operation of the small unmanned aircraft. Must not know or have reason to know that he or she has a physical or mental condition that would interfere with the safe operation of a small unmanned aircraft system.

 

Industry Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Ecommerce
  • Inspections
  • Insurance
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mapping
  • Public Safety

 

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Drone Flight Operations Course

In this course, the student will learn about basic principles of flight operations, basic laws/regulations associated with unmanned flight, and factors that affect flight. Prerequisites: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 107.61.

Drone Building Course

In this course, the student will learn about basic principles of flight, basic laws/regulations associated with unmanned flight, basic electronics, basic sUAS assembly procedures, and they will build a sUAS, which they will own. Prerequisites: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 14, Part 107.61.

 

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